"Rosconnell", a parish, partly in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, but chiefly in that of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 1 3/4 mile (S. by W.) from Ballynakill, on the road to Durrow; containing 795 inhabitants, and comprising 1942 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Attanagh. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget. About 30 children are educated in a private school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Rosconnell, diocese of Ossory and Leighlin. RC Parish: Ballyragget.
Earliest Records: b. 1801; m. Apr 1856.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Rosconnell      Ballyragget     1856-1880       0979702 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Rosconnell      Castlemarket            665     Ossory     
Rosconnell      Earlsgarden             47      Ossory     
Rosconnell      Loughill                48      Ossory     

The civil parish of Rosconnell contained the following townlands.

The parish of Rosconnell also contained townlands in County Laois (Queens)